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Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation embarks on a six-nation tour

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for Reconciliation Khalilzad on Sunday embarked on his six-nation visit to facilitate a that protects the national security interests of the and brings all parties in together into an intra-Afghan dialogue.

In a press statement, the on Sunday (local time) said, "for Reconciliation Khalilzad will lead an interagency delegation to Belgium, Germany, Turkey, Qatar, Afghanistan, and from February 10 - 28."

"This trip a part of an overall effort to facilitate a that protects U.S. national security interests and brings all Afghan parties together in an intra-Afghan dialogue through which they can determine a path for their country's future. He will meet with our allies and partners to discuss mutual efforts to advance that goal and will consult with the throughout the trip," the statement read.

On February 2, Khalilzad had attended an meeting in London, which included officials from over 50 countries, along with Afghan Ashraf Ghani's on Regional Affairs for Consensus on Peace Umer Daudzai, to announce support to the Afghan

A statement released by the read, "In this meeting, for Political Affairs of Afghanistan noted with gratitude and appreciation, the support and cooperation of the international community provided to Afghanistan in various spheres over the last seventeen years. He provided information on the Afghan-led and Afghan-owned Peace Process, the upcoming third meeting of the Process, upcoming Presidential elections, and emphasized the importance of protection of Afghanistan's seventeen years achievements in the context of the peace talks."

"At the end of the meeting, the international community reiterated its commitment to support Afghanistan and help fight terrorism in the region," the ministry added.

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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 02:09 IST